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I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.

I hate pride, but if I were going to be proud of anything it would have to be something I'd done myself. Race pride is kind of stupid.

I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.

Close some doors today. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere.

Strange that the vanity which accompanies beauty - excusable perhaps when there is such great beauty, or at any rate understandable - should persist after the beauty was gone.

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.

Helen Keller

The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.

Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods if angels fell, aspiring to be angels men rebel.

Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh and too selfish to seek other than itself.

Dignity consists not in possessing honors but in the consciousness that we deserve them.

Shame is pride's cloak.

Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.

Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience, a still small voice says to us something is out of tune.

Pride will spit in pride's face.

It is a living death if one is obsessed by pride ego and anger.

Pride, perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.

Desire is storm, greed is whirlpool, pride is precipice, attachment is avalanche, ego is volcano. Discard desire and you are liberated.

Is pride the never-failing vice of fools?

That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty.

Search well and be wise, nor believe that self-willed pride will ever be better than good counsel.

The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it.

Vanity is a mark of humility, rather than of pride.

It is not the broken heart that kills, but broken pride, monseigneur.

Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.

A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose, many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.

Generosity is giving more than you can and pride is taking less than you need.

What is pride? A rocket that emulates the stars.

Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.

Fame is the inheritance, not of the dead but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity.

You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.

The pride of the peacock is the glory of God.

It was pride that changed angels into devils, it is humility that makes men as angels.

The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.

In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.

Pride slays thanksgiving but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.

When their adventures do not succeed, however, they run away, but it was the mark of a brave man to face things that are and seem terrible for a man, because it is noble to do so and disgraceful not to do so.

If I had only one sermon to preach, it would be a sermon against pride.

Poor nations are hungry and rich nations are proud, and pride and hunger will ever be at variance.

Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.

Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating of it too.

Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.

Mahatma Gandhi

Teachers who educate children deserve more honor than parents who merely gave birth, for bare life is furnished by the one, the other ensures a good life.

Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.

To have pride in your own motherland is important.

The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.

The cult of art gives pride, one never has too much of it.

The pride of the peacock is the glory of God. The lust of the goat is the bounty of God. The wrath of the lion is the wisdom of God. The nakedness of woman is the work of God.

One may be humble out of pride.

Our vanity is hardest to wound precisely when our pride has just been wounded.

Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly which is done in pride.

John Ruskin

Greatness does not consist in receiving honors but in deserving them.

Have a sense of pride in your motherland. Just as your mother has given birth to you, so too the land has given birth to you.

The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate, they are green and vigorous in old age.

Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin, are now emblems of the American lifestyle.

Billy Graham

If a man is proud of his wealth he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.

There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may order and drive an individual, but you cannot make him respect you.

I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.

What pride to discover that nothing belongs to you - what a revelation.

There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.

If across the Atlantic the ideology was pride, here it is delivering the goods.

'Born this Way' is about being yourself and loving who you are and being proud.

Lady Gaga

A man who is eating or lying with his wife, or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is by Christian standards in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.

The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.

How sweet I roamed from field to field and tasted all the summer's pride.

By rendering the labor of one the property of the other they cherish pride, luxury and vanity on one side, on the other vice and servility, or hatred and revolt.

I'm a black American, I am proud of my race. I am proud of who I am. I have a lot of pride and dignity.

One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness, a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.

Issues are never simple. One thing I'm proud of is that very rarely will you hear me simplify the issues.

Barack Obama

So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet toast and coffee, and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions, a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon, and two bottles of cream soda.

Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.

Send forth the child and childish man together and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.

'Tis pride rank pride and haughtiness of soul, I think the Romans call it stoicism.

There can be no greater error than to expect or calculate upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.

George Washington

People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate that themselves and others may think them considerable enough to be the envy and the mark of fortune.

Being a Barrymore didn't help me other than giving me a great sense of pride and a strange spiritual sense that I felt OK about having the passion to act. It made sense because my whole family had done it and it helped rationalise it for me.

The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.

They did it to try and belittle me, to try and to take away my pride. But I went through the whole system with them. And at the end I - I wanted the public to know that I was okay, even though I was hurting.

Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.

My pride fell with my fortunes.

There is probably a perverse pride in my administration... that we were going to do the right thing even if short-term it was unpopular. And I think anybody who's occupied this office has to remember that success is determined by an intersection in policy and politics and that you can't be neglecting of marketing and P.R. and public opinion.

Barack Obama